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Forum: Trials 12-27-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
Ooh! And your link is broken too, I should...

Ooh! And your link is broken too, I should mention.

Is this it?

http://www.wdtc.org.au/sub-pages/buying-a-trials-bike.htm
Forum: Trials 12-27-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
Haha I've actually watched most of your vids...

Haha I've actually watched most of your vids already :D I think I've got the bug.

What I liked most about off road riding was

A) where it took me (see pic below)

B) the skills I has to...
Forum: Trials 12-26-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
Honda TL...

Honda TL...
Forum: Trials 12-26-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
The Yamaha TYs look really interesting. Can they...

The Yamaha TYs look really interesting. Can they be found for relatively cheap? Any dual to mono conversion kit out there? Even the oldest TY 250 is 50 lbs (~20%) lighter than my poor steel framed...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
Well, I think I already know the answer, but......

Well, I think I already know the answer, but... how difficult is it to convert a smaller displacement, more modern bike to a trials bike? :D

Near as I can tell, the lower center of gravity and...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
If you didn't live across the country (currently...

If you didn't live across the country (currently in WA) I'd make you an offer :rofl :cry
Forum: Trials 12-24-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
I love my DR350! But I think it will probably go...

I love my DR350! But I think it will probably go to the insurance company before too long, and it's currently unusable because of the accident anyways.

If the drivers' settling insurance company...
Forum: Trials 12-23-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By D-R0CK
How to get a cheap trials bike

Alright, I know some of you have done it, what's the secret!? :ear

Backstory:

A little over a year ago I bought a 3500 mile '95 DR350SE for $900 :deal and I rode that for 10 months in the rain,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,746
Posted By D-R0CK
opinion

lurker here :D I felt the flashbacks were interesting but could be elaborated on :ear they occasionally felt vague, and are easily intriguing enough to warrant extra attention from the reader.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 41,693
Posted By D-R0CK
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Agreed, but it beats the hell out of hand signals...

Agreed, but it beats the hell out of hand signals or broken signals.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll be replacing/ reupholstering the seat ASAP...

I'll be replacing/ reupholstering the seat ASAP :cry Yup, you hit the nail on the head. The bottom is clear and has white LEDs dedicated to it, pointed down. They are constantly on, as are half the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cat-Eye-LED-Turn-Signal-Br...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cat-Eye-LED-Turn-Signal-Brake-License-Plate-Integrated-Light-for-Honda-ATV-/360924385671?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5408c51187&vxp=mtr

$20.00!!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Rear signals.

Thought I'd show my solution to the problem of all the ugly old signals on the DR350. Pay no attention to the tears in the seat and the ugly plastics :lol3 It incorporates the signals, brakes,...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 41,693
Posted By D-R0CK
It's a '95 SES, thanks guys!:D

It's a '95 SES, thanks guys!:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks GB! :D

Thanks GB! :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
It's always the mud-season here :rofl Noted

It's always the mud-season here :rofl Noted
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
That 606 looks perfect! I wonder about the...

That 606 looks perfect! I wonder about the longevity? How are they on the street? Mud?
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
The shinkos are good on rocks, but I'm in WA now...

The shinkos are good on rocks, but I'm in WA now and I'm more worried about mud and sand, any recommendations?
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 41,693
Posted By D-R0CK
outlet

OOH IM EXCITED FOR THE OUTLET! Can the DR handle the drain from a GPS etc?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Tires

Anybody really like their DR350's tires? What does everybody run? I'm on shinko 700s right now and they're at 75% still, but I was hoping there might be a better offroading tire setup, especially for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Alright, well I actually have a duplicate key so...

Alright, well I actually have a duplicate key so I'm not very worried there, maybe I could just clear out the jets with a shot from a can of degreaser... any plastic to worry about there?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Excellent! And if that is the problem, do I...

Excellent! And if that is the problem, do I replace the cap or clean it somehow or...?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll double check today.

I'll double check today.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Perfect!

Perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
I should add some info here: After it dies, it...

I should add some info here: After it dies, it needs to sit about 2 minutes before it will start again. This indicates to me that fuel may not be getting to the carbs in the first place, and that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Will do. Working out of a dorm parking lot so...

Will do. Working out of a dorm parking lot so that may be interesting but I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the response greg :clap I'm not sure...

Thanks for the response greg :clap I'm not sure though, this is my first vacuum operated system. How would I go about checking that?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29,464
Views: 3,642,214
Posted By D-R0CK
Dying at speed.

Alright guys, I've got a problem :cry I love my $900 little college throw-around bike, but when I do over 50 mph, the bike quickly dies. It only stays running if I give it more and more throttle, and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,020
Posted By D-R0CK
If you look at my last pic in post #50, that's...

If you look at my last pic in post #50, that's what navigator looks like while riding, Very simple. You might consider trying it.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-31-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,020
Posted By D-R0CK
Yeah the interface is pretty plain-jane, very...

Yeah the interface is pretty plain-jane, very windows 98 looking, but is comprehensive, and it's hard to argue with that price. It also shows a live updated speed as you ride and warns you when...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,020
Posted By D-R0CK
MapFactor

Has anyone else tried MapFactor Navigator? It's what I use. Comes with decent traffic/street maps from the get-go, records tracks REALLY easily, and is FREE! I've been really pleased, EXCEPT that it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
http://www.fortcollinsmotorsports.com/default.asp?...

http://www.fortcollinsmotorsports.com/default.asp?page=xPreOwnedInventoryDetail&id=430978

This looks nice, modded, and in my price range. Any thoughts? No miles listed...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
That seems to be the general consensus. Hmmm... I...

That seems to be the general consensus. Hmmm... I suppose so long as it wheelies, right? :rofl how much could i expect to pay for a running, maybe modded, but definitely old and ugly DR650? What...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
sounds like you've got some experience. I...

sounds like you've got some experience. I consider myself pretty athletic, I lift plenty, but I only weigh 170 so I'm not 100%. My problem is the DR650 outweighs a XR600 by a LOT. Is it better to go...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the insight, you may be right. Maybe...

Thanks for the insight, you may be right. Maybe the perfectly stable on the highway, light-weight off-roader doesn't exist at all :cry And maniacs is exactly the right term! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
The question was how far do I NEED to go. That's...

The question was how far do I NEED to go. That's the farthest I'd anticipate needing to go. But I'd like to travel to southern Utah (Moab, valley of the gods etc) this spring which would mean my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
Question I was afraid that might be the answer :cry so...

I was afraid that might be the answer :cry so even a large thumper wouldn't work? I've heard a mixed set of answers about whether thumpers are really TRULY viable for long distance highway use. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
A tank at a time (maybe 150 miles at that speed...

A tank at a time (maybe 150 miles at that speed with the stock tank) but I should remind you there IS an oil cooling system added to the bike already.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the response Grreatdog! I'm actually...

Thanks for the response Grreatdog! I'm actually not sure what has and hasn't been done to it :lol3 it has an oil radiator and a skid-plate, as well as an AWESOME rear rack already on it. I suspect...
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